2021

The 2021 Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Symposium (QIPSS) will be done digitally.

Event Information

Monday, May 17, 2021

Abstract presenters will be presenting on May 17 from 3:30pm-5:00pm.

Abstracts

Read Submitted 2021 Abstracts

45 total submissions

  • 6 education
  • 17 high value
  • 10 innovation
  • 13 Research

 

 

 

 

Judges & Planning Committee

The judges and planning committee dedicated their time and effort into organizing our third successful symposium.

Schedule

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Download all presentation posters below


General Winners

Poster Title

All Authors

Department

Type

Addressing COVID-19 Immunization Disparities in a Community Health Center: Education and Targeted Outreach Emmaline Ha, MD Family MedicineDepartment Research
Bridget Harrison, MD MPH
 
 
Improving Documentation of Seizure Events at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Katherine Xiong, MD Neurology Department High Value
Amelia Sperber, MSN, RN, CNS, CPNP-PC
Prathyusha Teeyagura, MSBI
William Gallentine, DO
Courtney Wusthoff, MD
Establishing a Sustainable CGM Remote Monitoring Program for Type 1 Diabetes  Mindy Lee Pediatrics Department Research
Jeannine Leverenz, RN, CDE,
Brianna Leverenz, BS
David Scheinker, PhD,
David Maahs, MD, PhD,
Priya Prahalad, MD, PhD
An Education and Electronic Health Record Intervention Increased Selection of Stress Tests Without Imaging in Primary Care Clinics  Neil Kalwani, MD Medicine Department High Value
Sandra Tsai
Cindie Gaspar
Mircea Gafencu
Ria Paul
Zarrina Bobokalonova
Eleanor Levin
Development of a Prioritization Model to Compare Emergency Psychiatric Coverage Service Options Jacqueline Sandling Medicine Department High Value
Kathleen Carrothers, MS MPH
David Svec, MD MBA
Clinical Care Redesign of the Geriatric Hip Fracture Pathway: A Before and After Implementation Study Noelle Van Rysselberghe Orthopedic Surgery Department High Value
Lauren Shapiro
Tanmaya Sambare
Blake Schultz
Andrea Fox
Alicia Wilson
Robin Kamal
Amy Lu
Ankur Bharija
Michael Gardner
Penicillin Allergies in the EMR cause Unnecessary, Clinically Harmful Antibiotic Changes including Significantly greater exposure to Vancomycin Kush Gupta  Medicine Department High Value
Jonathan Chen
Ron Li
Lisa Shieh
Improving Multi-directional, Real-time Feedback in Neurology Residency Jenny Chen, MD, MBA Neurology Department Education
Brian Scott, MD
Reducing Readmissions following Radical Cystectomy Lee White, MD, PhD Urology Department High Value
Caleb Seufert, MD
Bogdana Schmidt, MD
Peter Dy, MS, NP
Stacy Cox, RN, BSN
Mia Singh, RN, MSN, OCN, PHN, CPPS
Joanne L. Meneses, MSN, RN
Eila Skinner, MD
What time will you be (a)round?: A quality improvement project to increase family notification of rounding time for schedule-based family centered rounds

Jessica Moriarty

Marie Wang, MD, MPH

R. Marissa Hutauruk, RN

Danielle McFayden, BSN, RN 

Jenina Chang, BSN, MSN, MBA 

Pediatrics Department Research
       

Multidisciplinary Winners

Poster Title

All Authors

Department

Type

A retrospective assessment of level of care recommendations and nursing acuity scores following an appropriateness of care intervention Gaby Ruiz Colon   Research
Michaela Sullivan, MS
Moses Albaniel, BSN, RN
Patricia Britt, MSN, RN, CNS, NEA-BC
Lisa Shieh, MD, PhD
Engaging Families to Increase Accuracy of Admission Medication Reconciliation in Pediatric Patients  Anna Brzezinski  Pediatrics Department Research
Stephanie Chen, PharmD
Sam Backus, MD
Whitney Chadwick, MD
Improving Prescription Refills in Outpatient Psychiatry Michael Polignano Psychiatry Department High Value
Dexter Louie, MD
Brinly Garcia
Sonya Carten
Cindy Tse
Jake Mickelson
 
 
 
 
Improving Effectiveness and Satisfaction of Communications with Voalte Ben Weia  Medicine Department High Value
Garrison Carlos
Jared Shenson
Jill Evans
David Shively
Katrina Sullivan
Leean Rodolfich
Gretchen Brown
Austin Wilson
Prevention of tracheostomy-related pressure ulcers  Jared Shenson  Otolaryngology Department High Value
Chungmei Shih, RN, MSN
Aussama Nassar, MD, MSc
Douglas Liou, MD
Brian Phillips, RN
Brian Lee, RN
Christine Henley, RN
Jacqueline Hayes Albarran, RT
Ann Mitchell Ellsworth, RN, MSN, CNS 
Jennifer Y. Lee, MD
       

Innovative, Looking Forward

Poster Title

All Authors

Department

Type

Greening the Clinics: Improving Environmental Sustainability at the Stanford Redwood City Outpatient Center  Anita Lowe Taylor, MD Orthopedic Surgery Department Innovation
John Chan
Josh Levin
Paige Fox
       

Honrable Mention

Poster Title

All Authors

Department

Type

High-quality neurosurgeon communication and visualization during telemedicine encounters improves patient satisfaction Adrian Rodriguez  Neurosurgery Department Research
Guan Li
Michael Zhang
Michael C. Jin
Melanie Hayden-Gephart

Planning Committee

RSC Steering Committee

  • Alpa Vyas, VP
  • Amy Lu, MD
  • Barbara Mayer, RN
  • Christopher Calkins, MD
  • Christopher Sharp, MD
  • Cliff Schmiesing, MD
  • Carl Gold, M.D.
  • Christine Henley, RN
  • David Crichton, CPHQ
  • David Larson, M.D.
  • David Magnus, PhD.
  • Eric Hadhazy, MS
  • Hirut Truneh, M.D.
  • Jessie Kittle, MD
  • Justin Slade, MD
  • Karen Frush, BSN, MD, CPPS
  • Katherine Werbaneth, MD
  • Katie Kvam, M.D.
  • Lance Downing, M.D.
  • Larry Katznelson, M.D.
  • Lauren Destino, M.D.
  • Lisa Shieh, M.D., PhD
  • Nanette Trias
  • Nilushka Melnick, MPH
  • Patty Duhon, RN
  • Paul Maggio, MD
  • Paul Mohabir, MD
  • Rosie Flores
  • Ryan Ribeira, MD
  • Sam Shen, M.D.
  • Sharon Hampton, RN
  • Stephanie Harman, MD
  • Steven Chinn, DPM, MS, MBA, FACHE, CJCP, CPHQ
  • Tom Caruso, MD
  • Tricia Britt, RN
  • Winnie Teutenberg, MD

RSC Executive Committee

  •  Swati Yanamadala, MD (outgoing co-chair)
  • Haley Manella, MD (outgoing co-chair)
  • Erna Forgo, MD (incoming co-chair)
  • Joshua Jaramillo, MD (incoming co-chair)
  • Lisa Shieh, MD, PhD, FHM (Program Director)
  • Luisa Fernandez - Program Coordinator

Graduate Medical Education Office

  • Larry Katznelson, M.D.  Associate Dean for GME
  • Ann Dohn, MA, Director, GME
  • Thang “Trey” Huynh-Ngo— GME Program Manager
  • Matt O'Neill - GME Technicial Coordinator